Sites on Pyreneans
So you want a Pyr? This article explains the 5 things we wish people knew about the breed before bringing one home.
Here is an excellent article titled Great Pyrenees Temperament.
The Great Pyrenees Library is a very useful resource with lots of articles and links.
The Great Pyrenees Connection provides lots of articles and links to clubs and breeders around the world
The Livestock Guardian Dogs website is an informative site about livestock guardian breeds, including Pyreneans. Also links to the LGD-L discussion list.
The Pyrenean Mountain Dog Club of Victoria for the welfare and promotion of Pyrenean Mountain Dogs in Victoria and Australia as a whole.
The R.A.C.P. (Reunion des Amateurs de Chiens Pyreneens) is the French club for Pyrenean breeds. In French, but some lovely photos and good information.
The GPCA (Great Pyrenees Club of America) is the American club for the breed. Lots of useful information on the breed on their site.
Les Gardiens de nos troupeaux is an excellent video showing Pyreneans at work in France. Commentary in French, but worth watching even if you can't speak it.
A great video from Switzerland on Livestock Guardian Dog behaviour and how to act around them. In English. A must watch for anyone interested in Pyreneans.
The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals promotes the health and welfare of companion animals through a reduction in the incidence of genetic disease.
We use OFA for the conduct and recording of our dogs health tests.
The Canine Health Information Centre is a centralised canine health database.
To qualify for CHIC certification, dogs must meet the testing requirements specified by the Great Pyrenees Club of America
Dogzonline Australia's Online Pure Breed Dog Community. A fantastic Australian website and forum.
Dogs NSW is the registering body for breeders and dogs in NSW.
Dog Star Daily is the website of world renowned trainer Dr Ian Dunbar and is an excellent resource for information on training your dog or puppy.
After books on dogs? Check out the Dogwise website
We use and recommend Panagenics, Plush Puppy and Fidos shampoos and grooming products.
Good grooming tools are an investment and will save you time and money (and your dogs coat!) in the long run.
I use and recommend the Les Poochs Pro Brush Wide slicker for use on Pyreneans.
Pyrenean Kennels / Our Friends
Despreaux Pyreneans, NSW Australia
Pyrview Great Pyrenees, Canada
Chenespace Pyreneans, Finland
Laugtun's Pyreneans, Norway
De Alba de Los Danzantes Pyreneans, Spain
Tribocie Anatolian Shepherd Dogs, NSW Australia
Al-Shira Salukis, NSW Australia
Kysaridge Rhodesian Ridgebacks, ACT Australia
Grizzmuffley Bullmastiffs, NSW Australia